USAID, together with partners: the Turkmenistan Commission for UNESCO and the Orlan Consulting Company, organized the final event "Export of Turkmen Handmade Products.
It was attended by high-ranking guests, delegations and representatives of various countries, including the U.S. Ambassador to Turkmenistan, representatives of Georgia, France, and others.
The handmade-for-export show was held in a hybrid format. Foreign entrepreneurs joined the online broadcast, including Ricky Quintana, founder of the online store HoomArts Fair Trade.
Turkmenistan has a large number of talented masters of arts and crafts, who need state support. The aim of the program of the Turkmen handicraft exhibition was to help local craftsmen to promote their products to the world e-commerce markets and major platforms eBay, Amazon, ETSY.
The Handmade Exports project trained Turkmen craftsmen in the basics of marketing and effective business on large marketplaces. The experts were international eBay expert Fabian Stahelin and other global and regional business-coaches.